Mammary microbiota of dairy ruminants: fact or fiction?

Pascal Rainard (Veterinary Research/Opinion): Explorations of how the complex microbial communities that inhabit different body sites might contribute to health and disease have prompted research on the ways the harmonious relationship between a host and its microbiota could be used to keep animals healthy in their production conditions.

Microbe and the Mind: Speaker Sees Promise in Exploring the Brain-Gut Connections

Alison Sampson: The UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute presented its first Neuroscience Day as part of Research Week 2017. One of the day’s events included neuroscience guest speaker John F. Cryan, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, Ireland.

The father of the microbiome

By Julia Evangelou Strait: Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, is expanding our understanding of human health into nonhuman realms, studying the bacteria that take up residence in the gut and help define who we become. Indeed, this research suggests you are what you — and your microbes — eat.

A Little History of the Microbiome

Michael Cardenas: Continuing with my (apparent) theme of dissecting popular science, I’ve decided to talk about a rapidly growing field of study – that of the microbiome.

Prolonging Life with Fecal Transplants

Josh Mitteldorf (Posted on April 10, 2017): A game-changing result this week from the laboratory of Dario Valenzano (Max Planck Inst).

Gut Bacteria Play A Role In Long-term Weight Gain

from The Conversation. — this post authored by Ana Valdes, University of Nottingham

Sources of variation: Animal microbiota

The diverse effects of microbiota on animal physiology contribute to experimental variability.


Attend the Translational Microbiome Conference in Boston this April to learn how the microbiome is impacting the drug discovery industry.

Animal Study Supports Influence of Probiotics on Resilience to Stress

By Peter Simons: Researchers experimenting on mice found that Lactobacillus—the probiotic commonly found in yogurt—may help reduce depressive symptoms in reaction to chronic stressors.

Translating the Microbiome From the Bench to Bedside: Challenges and Opportunities in Developing bioTherapeutics and Diagnostics

Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Translational Microbiome Conference is coming back to Boston on April 11-13, 2017.


From James Vitale, Marketing Program Director: Attend the Translational Microbiome Conference in Boston this April to learn how the microbiome is impacting the drug discovery industry.


Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-cultures yogurt.

Gut microbiome transmission in lizards

News and Views: Timothy J. Colston Complex communities of microorganisms living in the gastrointestinal tracts of animal hosts are known to play critical roles in a variety of processes affecting host fitness including physiology, immunity, behaviour and development.

Targeting the Gut Microbiota–FXR Signaling Axis for Glycemic Control: Does a Dietary Supplement Work Magic?

By Show-Ling Shyng: Glucose-dependent organs such as the brain are sustained through periods of fasting by glucose production in the liver, called hepatic gluconeogenesis. Normally, rising blood glucose levels homeostatically suppress gluconeogenesis.

Antigen-Microarray Profiling of Antibodies in SLE: A Personal View of Translation from Basic Science to the Clinic

Irun R. Cohen, Professor of Immunology, Emeritus, The Weizmann Institute of Science Abstract In October of 2015, the startup company ImmunArray announced the launch of a microarray platform – the iChip® – to profile repertoires of serum antibodies and autoantibodies.

What We’ve Learned From Studying Microbiomes

By Dr. Bill Van Bonn, Vice President of Animal Health at Shedd Aquarium. Specializes in preventive medicine and clinical veterinary services for aquatic animals: What is a microbiome you ask? It’s the tiny living community that surrounds us all and is the subject of investigation by human and veterinary health care providers everywhere.

Expert Panel Discussions to be Highlight of Agenda at the 3rd Annual Translational Microbiome Conference

Minneapolis, MN – February 15, 2017 – Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce that a variety of expert panel discussions have been announced for its upcoming 3rd Annual Translational Microbiome Conference.

How the Microbiome Can Affect Cancer

Post by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Cancer Today: Over the past few years, scientists have come to a deeper understanding of how microorganisms can cause chronic human diseases, based on the recognition that each human body contains at least 40 trillion microorganisms.


Insight from Philip Dubé, PhD: Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract caused by a variety of genetic and environmental factors.

Viewpoint: The Microbiome and Risk for Obesity and Diabetes

Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, shares his viewpoint in JAMA. Published online December 22, 2016:

Stay up-to-date!
Email Address *
First Name
Last Name

* indicates required

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | © 2016 The Translational Microbiome Research Forum